Which Ingredients Should A Natural Toothpaste Have?

Which Ingredients Should A Natural Toothpaste Have?

Checking the Ingredients

One habit that more consumers need to adopt is checking the ingredients label on their products. If they started doing so, then they'd likely put away many of the products that they intended to purchase. This is because reading the ingredients makes you aware of just how dangerous they can be. There's a comfort in ignorance, but that isn't excusable when it comes to protecting your health and the health of your family. When it comes to natural toothpaste, there are a few ingredients that it needs to have and there are a few ingredients that it should definitely not include. Here are some ingredients to watch out for and some to look for.

 

1. Stay Away From Propylene Glycol

You'll often find propylene glycol in many different kinds of makeup and toothpaste. If you see this ingredient, then you should never buy the product. Propylene glycol is actually the active ingredient in anti-freeze. It's what causes anti-freeze to be so deadly.
Do you really want to brush something that kills all over your teeth and gums? Your mouth is one of the most sensitive and vulnerable areas of your body. There's a constant war of bacteria waging in there. The last thing you should do to your mouth is slowly poison it with propylene glycol.

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A Sustainable Tooth Care Routine  and Zero Waste Dental Hygiene Tips

A Sustainable Tooth Care Routine and Zero Waste Dental Hygiene Tips

Zero waste is a philosophy that you live your life without wasting anything. Every material that makes up the items that you use are recyclable. You can reuse them in some capacity later. This might be difficult to achieve for some people because they're not aware of whether or not the materials in the items they use are biodegradable or recyclable. Some methods and materials may advertise as being zero-waste but may actually use methods that add to the carbon footprint after all. To ensure you have a sustainable and zero waste  tooth care routine, see our following tips
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